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Yen Sun
Room Number: KWGL 320
ys2@rice.edu
Rahul Sudhakar
281-785-5862
rs72@rice.edu
website

Keywords:

Geologist, Petrophysicist, Geomechanics, Pore Pressure Prediction, Well Log Analyst, Drilling Parameter Interpretation, Seismic Data Interpretation, Code Development, Texas A&M University


Tamunoisoala LongJohn
Room Number: 210 KWG Labs
(713) 348-2113
tamunoisoala.longjohn@rice.edu
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Keywords:

discrete element model, fractures, microstructural evolution


Research Summary:

My research focus is on numerical simulations of biaxial experiments using a discrete element model. I hope to understand the microstructural evolution in rocks from fracture initiation to failure and beyond.

William C. Farrell
Room Number: KWGL 232B
(732) 865-2388
wcf2@rice.edu
website
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Keywords:

Particle-based modeling, numerical modeling, tectonics, geomorphology, surface processes, landscape evolution


Research Summary:

My doctoral research focuses on developing a particle-based numerical model of the coupled tectonic and geomorphologic processes along the Hikurangi margin on the Northern Island of New Zealand.

Tanyel Baykut
Room Number: KWGL 210
7135604080
tanyel@rice.edu
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Fall 2018 Research Summary:

My Master’s research will focus on reef upper slope morphologies in Belize and in particular focusing on identify drowned Terraces, Notches, and Overhangs and other morphological features, among them, drowned Barrier Reefs and Spurs and Groves. My initial research, starting in Spring 2019 semester and 2019 summer, will consist of processing the MBES data sets and then display the overall bathymetry of Lighthouse Reef upper slopes, develop some interpretation in terms of sea level fluctuations in the Late Quaternary mostly in the water depth range of a few m down to 150 m, and perhaps in the Plio-Early Quaternary for the depth range as deep as 400m.